Monday, June 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Maggianos, Westfield Old Orchard Mall
4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie
NCJW Chicago North Shore
2018 Installation Celebration
Featuring Alex Swerdlow & Marley Rosario
Organizers for the 2018 March for Our Lives Chicago
& Cofounders of Gather Activism
Honoring Joan Zahnle with the Emerging Leader Award
Recognizing Our Court Watch Coordinators
Karen Zawrazky, Anita Weinstein and Miriam Pollack
Enjoy a delicious brunch as we say thank you to our outgoing board members
and welcome our new board.
Celebrate our award recipients and learn what programs are on the horizon!
The cost for the luncheon is $50 per person. Please use the form below and enter the total amount to be charged (i.e. One reservation – $50; Three reservations – $150)
|Alex Swerdlow is a third-year at the University of Chicago, majoring in economics. He is the co-founder and CEO of Gather, the digital tool for political activism. Gather provides organizers with a platform to manage and do mass outreach for their events and calls to action and serves as a centralized aggregator of every opportunity to engage in political reform for activists. Alex was also a co-organizer for the Chicago March for Our Lives event and continues to be an outspoken voice for gun violence prevention initiatives.|
|Marley Rosario is a student at the University of Chicago, an alumni of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, and a lifelong Chicagoan. He has been a community organizer of the South and West side of Chicago for a year now, helping to ensure students in the Bronzeville Oakwood Shores neighborhood have access to collegiate training programs, good homes, and stable households. He has also been a political organizer for the majority of his teenage years, working with organizations like Vote16, Chicago Students Union, and most notably March for Our Lives Chicago. His role as one of the Lead Organizers helped deliver over 100,000 individuals to fight for an end to systemic gun violence in the cities Union Park, West Loop neighborhoods. He did this work through his role as Director of Outreach at Gather Activism. Gather is a technology startup dedicated to assisting organizers mobilizie activists to enact meaningful change. When he is not working to organize and build community engagement, assisting political movements, and hounding his lawmakers, Marley enjoys watching the Cubs and performing Crossfit in his spare time.|